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Balboa

[bal-boh-uh; Spanish bahl-baw-ah] /bælˈboʊ ə; Spanish bɑlˈbɔ ɑ/
noun
1.
Vasco Núñez de
[bahs-kaw noo-nyeth th e] /ˈbɑs kɔ ˈnu nyɛθ ðɛ/ (Show IPA),
1475?–1517, Spanish adventurer and explorer who discovered the Pacific Ocean in 1513.
2.
a seaport in Panama at the Pacific terminus of the Panama Canal.
3.
(lowercase) a silver coin and monetary unit of Panama, equal to 100 centesimos.
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British Dictionary definitions for Balboa

balboa

/bælˈbəʊə/
noun
1.
the standard currency unit of Panama, divided into 100 centesimos
Word Origin
named after Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Balboa1

/bælˈbəʊə; Spanish balˈβoa/
noun
1.
Vasco Núñez de (ˈbasko ˈnuɲeθ de). ?1475–1519, Spanish explorer, who discovered the Pacific Ocean in 1513

Balboa2

/bælˈbəʊə; Spanish balˈβoa/
noun
1.
a port in Panama at the Pacific end of the Panama Canal: the administrative centre of the former Canal Zone. Pop: 2750 (1990)
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